Hawthorne, NJ

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Population

19,065

0.607% growth

Median Age

39.2


Median Household Income

$93,675

4.7% growth

Poverty Rate

5.07%


Number of Employees

10,409

0.638% growth

Median Property Value

$377,700

2.55% growth

About

In 2017, Hawthorne, NJ had a population of 19.1k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $93,675. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hawthorne, NJ grew from 18,950 to 19,065, a 0.607% increase and its median household income grew from $89,472 to $93,675, a 4.7% increase.

The population of Hawthorne, NJ is 75.1% White Alone, 20.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.68% Black or African American Alone. 28.3% of the people in Hawthorne, NJ speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hawthorne, NJ are Roman Academy of Beauty Culture (23 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Hawthorne, NJ is $377,700, and the homeownership rate is 59.9%. Most people in Hawthorne, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hawthorne, NJ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hawthorne, NJ employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Hawthorne, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,455 people), Retail Trade (1,314 people), and Educational Services (1,085 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,446), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,578), and Public Administration ($93,917).

Median household income in Hawthorne, NJ is $93,675. Males in Hawthorne, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,412. The income inequality in Hawthorne, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$93,675

2017 value

± $10,724

4.7%

1 Year Growth

± 14.9%

Households in Hawthorne, NJ have a median annual income of $93,675, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $89,472 in 2016, which represents a 4.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,632

Average Male Salary

± $1,612

$61,412

Average Female Salary

± $1,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hawthorne, NJ made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $79,679 ± $3,060

  2. White

    $67,619 ± $1,158

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $52,154 ± $45,004

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hawthorne, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hawthorne, NJ is from New Jersey.

0.493

2017 Wage GINI

0.491

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.437% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Jersey across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1432

  2. Census Tract 1433

  3. Census Tract 1434

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hawthorne, NJ was Census Tract 1432 with a value of $97,708, followed by Census Tract 1433 and Census Tract 1434, with respective values of $82,413 and $76,642.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.07% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hawthorne, NJ (965 out of 19.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    854 ± 246

  2. Hispanic

    246 ± 150

  3. Two Or More

    42 ± 106

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hawthorne, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.4k

2017 Value

± 794

0.638%

1 Year growth

± 10.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hawthorne, NJ grew at a rate of 0.638%, from 10.3k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hawthorne, NJ, are Management Occupations (1,413 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,384 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,016 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hawthorne, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hawthorne, NJ, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,413 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,384 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,016 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hawthorne, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.51 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.4 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hawthorne, NJ, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($137,794), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($120,990), and Protective Service Occupations ($111,116).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.4k

2017 Value

± 794

0.638%

1 Year growth

± 10.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hawthorne, NJ grew at a rate of 0.638%, from 10.3k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hawthorne, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,455 people), Retail Trade (1,314 people), and Educational Services (1,085 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hawthorne, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Hawthorne, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hawthorne, NJ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,455 people), Retail Trade (1,314 people), and Educational Services (1,085 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hawthorne, NJ has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (2.16 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.39 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hawthorne, NJ, by median earnings, are Utilities ($100,446), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,578), and Public Administration ($93,917).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics with $36.5B and Motorized vehicles and $35.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.3% of the population of Hawthorne, NJ has health coverage, with 57.9% on employee plans, 13% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.22% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Hawthorne, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Hawthorne, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.67%

Uninsured

57.9%

Employer Coverage

13%

Medicaid

11%

Medicare

10.2%

Non-Group

0.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hawthorne, NJ declined by 20.7% from 9.68% to 7.67%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hawthorne, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hawthorne, NJ is home to a population of 19.1k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 14.2% of Hawthorne, NJ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hawthorne, NJ is composed of 14.3k White Alone residents (75.1%), 3.92k Hispanic or Latino residents (20.6%), 511 Black or African American Alone residents (2.68%), 168 Two or More Races residents (0.881%), 151 Asian Alone residents (0.792%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hawthorne, NJ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,581 speakers), Italian (771 speakers), and Other Indo-European Languages (582 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 2

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hawthorne, NJ was 39.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Hawthorne, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hawthorne, NJ residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 14.2% of Hawthorne, NJ residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hawthorne, NJ was 16.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    251,165 ± 12,131 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    162,243 ± 9,799 people

  3. Mexico

    124,109 ± 8,589 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hawthorne, NJ was India, the natal country of 251,165 Hawthorne, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

95.7%

2017 Citizenship

95.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.7% of Hawthorne, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hawthorne, NJ was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.3k ± 768

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.92k ± 877

  3. Black or African American Alone

    511 ± 335

In 2017, there were 3.65 times more White Alone residents (14.3k people) in Hawthorne, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.92k Hispanic or Latino and 511 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hawthorne, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,581 speakers (14.5%)

  2. Italian

    771 speakers (4.34%)

  3. Other Indo-European Languages

    582 speakers (3.28%)

28.3% of Hawthorne, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hawthorne, NJ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 14.5% of the overall population of Hawthorne, NJ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 4.34% speak Italian and 3.28% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    203 ± 98

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    117 ± 110

  3. Korea

    90 ± 68

Hawthorne, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.74 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hawthorne, NJ awarded 23 degrees. The student population of Hawthorne, NJ is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 30 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hawthorne, NJ are White (12 and 52.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5 and 21.7%), Black or African American (4 and 17.4%), and Two or More Races (1 and 4.35%).

The largest universities in Hawthorne, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Roman Academy of Beauty Culture (23 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hawthorne, NJ are General Cosmetology (20 and 87%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (2 and 8.7%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (1 and 4.35%).

The median tuition costs in Hawthorne, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 20 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Hawthorne, NJ was General Cosmetology with 20 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Hawthorne, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

23 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Hawthorne, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Roman Academy of Beauty Culture with 23 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4

Degrees Awarded to Men

19

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 4 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hawthorne, NJ, which is 0.211 times less than the 19 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hawthorne, NJ were to White students. These 12 degrees mean that there were 2.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 5 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hawthorne, NJ was $377,700 in 2017, which is 1.74 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $368,300 to $377,700, a 2.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Hawthorne, NJ is 59.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hawthorne, NJ have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hawthorne, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$93,675

Median Household Income

± $10,724

6.93k

Number of Households

± 598

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.93k households in Hawthorne, NJ grew to $93,675 from the previous year's value of $89,472.

The following chart displays the households in Hawthorne, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$377,700

2017 Median

± $13,439

$368,300

2016 Median

± $11,792

In 2017, the median property value in Hawthorne, NJ grew to to $377,700 from the previous year's value of $368,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hawthorne, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hawthorne, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hawthorne, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hawthorne, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.9%

2017 Homeownership

61%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.9% of the housing units in Hawthorne, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hawthorne, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hawthorne, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hawthorne, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hawthorne, NJ have a longer commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.25% of the workforce in Hawthorne, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    7.15%

  3. Public Transit

    5.04%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hawthorne, NJ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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